Marita Kramer triumphed in the qualification for the inaugural competition of the Ladies’ World Cup season on the Aist hill (HS97) in Nizhniy Tagil. The Austrian team won thanks to a 96-meter test. Kinga Rajda and Kamila Karpiel were promoted to the competition.
Marita Kramer confirmed her dominance in training by triumphing in qualifying with a score of 96 meters. The Austrian representative overtook the Japanese Sara Takanashi (93 m) and the German Katharina Althaus (89 m). Four Slovenes were placed right behind them – Ursa Bogataj (89.5 m), Nika Kriznar (87.5 m), Ema Klinec (88 m) and Jerneja Brecl (88 m).
Eva Pinkelnig (87.5 m) finished in eighth. Irma Machinia was ninth (86.5 m), while Daniela Iraschko-Stolz (85.5 m) was tenth.
The sister of the Prevc brothers, Nika, presented herself positively. The Slovenian debut in the World Cup took twelfth place after jumping on 84 meters and advanced to Friday’s competition.
Two Polish representatives will take part in the inaugural World Cup competition. Thirty-eighth place was taken by Kinga Rajda (75 m), followed by Kamila Karpiel (72.5 m).
Nicole Konderla finished in forty-sixth position after a jump of 74 meters.
Qualification was played in full from the 12th starting line.
The start of the Friday competition in Nizhny Tagil is scheduled for 3:30 PM Polish time (the trial series will begin an hour earlier). Broadcast on Eurosport 2 and Player.pl.
Adam Bucholz, source: Own information